Fewer than 3,000 residents were still without power around noon Monday. Most will be repaired today. Across the state, Ameren had about 40,000 customers without power and about 30,000 of those were in the metro-east.
A fire has claimed the life of a man found dead in a garage at a burning home near New Athens Monday morning.The fire occurred at a home in the 2500 block of Illinois 13. New Athens and Freeburg fire departments responded to the scene.
O'Fallon Parks and Recreation summer campers rock climbed, learned about Emergency Medical Services, as well as explored ambulances and a SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital helicopter in O'Fallon Community Park last Thursday.